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Where does the 'chit' come from in the phrase 'chit chat?'?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kamwhite View Post
    Where does the 'chit' come from in the phrase 'chit chat?'?
    In the late 1700's and early 1800's, bankers would often talk with co workers about money or notes held by their company. The term "chit" is regarding the money owed or the note being held by the bank. They originally called it "chatting about chits" and shortened it to "chit chat."

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    Yea, its been around for a longggg while.

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    Pretty interesting!

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